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Civil Surgeon Seminar: Overview of Form I-693 and Immigration Medical Exams

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invited any interested individuals to participate in a seminar for civil surgeons on Thursday, May 17, 2012 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm (Eastern).

During the session USCIS provided an overview of the requirements for completing Form I-693, Report of Medical Exam and Vaccination Record and conducting immigration medical exams. The seminar focused on how to complete Form I-693. Its secondary focus was on civil surgeons’ roles and responsibilities. Subject matter experts from USCIS and the Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) were available to respond to civil surgeons’ questions.

This was the first in a series of seminars on topics related to Form I-693 and the immigration medical exam. USCIS has established the following schedule for civil surgeon seminars:

 Date (All Times Eastern)


Thursday, May 17 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Overview of Form I-693 and Immigration Medical Exams

Tuesday, May 22 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Communicable Diseases

Tuesday, June 5 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Physical or Mental Disorders with Associated Harmful Behavior

Tuesday, June 12 3:00 – 4:00 pm


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